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After-Action Report Released from Kill the Flashover 2014 Project

February 18, 2014

The document below was produced at the end of the Kill the Flashover 2014 Project that was held at the South Carolina Fire Academy in Columbia (SC), February 10-14, 2014.

Firefighters Respond to 5-Alarm Weehawken (NJ) Fire

February 18, 2014

Firefighters responded to a five-alarm fire that struck a rowhouse today in Weehawken, New Jersey.

Fire at Connecticut Energy Plant

February 12, 2014

Firefighters needed about 90 minutes to control a fire in a turbine Wednesday morning at the Kleen Energy power plant, the site of a fatal gas explosion about four years ago

Owners of Bangladesh Factory Surrender to Authorities Months After Fatal Fire

February 9, 2014

A husband and wife whose factory in Bangladesh was consumed by fire in 2012, a disaster that killed 112 employees, surrendered to a court on Sunday.

Google Hangout: Bobby Halton and Steve Kerber

February 5, 2014

Bobby Halton speaks to Steve Kerber of Underwiters Laboratories about fire science research.

Large Fire Destroys Home and Multiple Buidlings in Oaktown (IN)

February 2, 2014

A fire that sparked on Saturday morning in KnoxCounty destroyed a business and a home.

Dramatic Rescue in New Rochelle (NY) Apartment Fire

February 2, 2014

Firefighters resuscitated a man they pulled from a burning building and then had to rescue their own after a three-alarm fire flashed over in a large apartment building.

Fire Marshal, Family Blame Fatal Lubbock (TX) Fire on Corrugated Tubing

February 1, 2014

A Lubbock fire marshal is joining a North Texas family in blaming corrugated stainless steel tubing for a fatal fire and explosion that claimed the life of their son.

Independence (KS) Firefighters Battle Structure Fire

January 30, 2014

During the early morning hours of 21 January, members of Independence (KS) Fire/EMS were alarmed for a reported fire on the patio of a single-story wood-frame dwelling

Common STAIRSense

January 28, 2014

As an engine company or A hose team, we understand that one of our greatest priorities at a house fire is to locate, confine, and extinguish the fire.